Cable & Telecom

Vianet expands fibre footprint

KING, Ont. – Friday marked the official first connection to Vianet’s King Township fibre optic broadband expansion project.This new network, built by independent operator Vianet, “is the start of a continued rural fibre optic build initiative to reach home and business owners that do not presently have access to wired broadband,” said a company press release. “The new Internet service will give these customers access to gigabit speeds without data caps and finally close the broadband gap that presently exists between urban and rural Ontario.”Construction began earlier this year and is expected to be completed by the spring of 2019....

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.